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Toulouse, France
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The room was a little old but clean. The beds are good. The wifi can be weak sometimes. The breakfast is very basic and takes place at the reception. There are not enough seats for everybody. In the other hand the price is correct.

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Palo Alto, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed one night as part of a large automotive group drive. The rooms are adequate and clean although small. The breakfast was a limited selection but in line with the price. The parking is limited and some room have parking just of the street and so less secure.

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vpanchal, General Manager at Americas Best Value Inn & Suites-Boardwalk, responded to this review

Dear Les H., I am glad to hear we met your party's needs during your stay. Providing quality rooms to our guests is one of our top priorities and reviews such as yours lets us know that we are meeting these standards. Thank you for writing a review and we hope to see you again during your next stay in...

West London
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for 1 night in a room close to the reception, we very quickly got tired of the bell ringing every time somebody went in to the reception. The room was extremely basic but functional and reminded me of the 80’s. Breakfast was borderline none existent. Next time I’d stay elsewhere.

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vpanchal, General Manager at Americas Best Value Inn & Suites-Boardwalk, responded to this review

Dear EalingTravels, Thank you for your time in writing this review. I apologize that we did not meet your standards in regards to your dietary needs as well as the noise from the reception. If you would have informed the front desk of the noise, we would have gladly solved the problem for you. Our continental breakfast offers a variety...

Barnstaple, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

This was a last minute stay for the 6 of us and we were happy with our decision! The room was spacious with a kitchen area and the breakfast was perfect for what we needed with toast/cereal/pastries. The location is also perfect from the beach at santa cruz with plenty of dining options. The parking is free.

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vpanchal, General Manager at Americas Best Value Inn & Suites-Boardwalk, responded to this review

Dear Beth_A106, We appreciate the time you took to write a review on your stay. I am pleased to hear your room met your party's needs as well as our continental breakfast. Thank you for your positive feedback. We hope to see you again during your next stay in Santa Cruz.

Madrid
Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

As soon as we entered the room we noticed a terrible smell to pee,which we thought would disappear with the window open, but it didn't. The window was open when we arrived, so I guess the maid had felt the odour too, but still they put us inside without checking first. The bed they call "big" is about 1.30m wide,...

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vpanchal, General Manager at Americas Best Value Inn & Suites-Boardwalk, responded to this review

Dear drafraggle, I apologize that your stay was not a pleasant experience. If you would have informed us of the issues you experienced upon check-in, we would have gladly changed your room. Your room was a standard queen bed but we could have accommodated you with a king bed if we had known. Thank you for taking the time to...

Yuma, Arizona
Reviewed August 4, 2016

Clean Rooms, nice staff, quite, safe location, worked very well for my one night stay. I would come here again for business or pleasure. The staff was good at providing directions to locations for my appointments.

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vpanchal, General Manager at Americas Best Value Inn & Suites-Boardwalk, responded to this review

Dear Kirk W., Thank you for writing a review. Our staff is happy to hear that you had a pleasant experience with us. Customer satisfaction is very important to us and reviews let us know that we are on the right track in providing our guests what they need. Once again, thank you for being our guest.

San Francisco, California
Reviewed July 10, 2016

This is not our first stay an an ABVI, but it was our first at their Santa Cruz location. They are conveniently located on the corner of Riverside and San Lorenzo Blvd --3 1/2 or so blocks from the boardwalk too, thus a very walkable location to the nearby fun. When we arrived we received the standard 1 queen size...

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vpanchal, General Manager at Americas Best Value Inn & Suites-Boardwalk, responded to this review

Dear vanessa932015, Thank you for taking the time to write a positive review about your stay. We are very pleased to hear you had a pleasant experience with us, from the moment you came into the front desk to the moment you checked-out. Thank you once again and we hope to have you as our guest again for your next...

Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 22, 2016

Overall a basic motel but it's clean and tidy. The location is good, it's only 3 mins walk from the beach. Parking and wifi both fine, with a very basic breakfast in the motel reception. For the money it was fine.

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vpanchal, General Manager at Americas Best Value Inn & Suites-Boardwalk, responded to this review

Dear MDB2410, Thank you for your time in writing this review. Value and quality rooms are very important to us at America's Best Value Inn. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you again in the future.

Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Picked here for its good value and close proximity to the beach. We arrived late, quick check in, good strong wifi. Room was small but clean, shower was great-strong pressure and spacious. Secure parking right in front of our room. Walking distance to everything we needed. We skipped the breakfast it wasn't that appetizing.

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vpanchal, General Manager at Americas Best Value Inn & Suites-Boardwalk, responded to this review

Dear FW86, Thank you for writing a positive review. We enjoy hearing from our guests and we are glad we met your expectations. I hope you think of us for your next stay in Santa Cruz.

San Diego, California
Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Good location-- a 5 minute walk to the boardwalk. Request a room in the main courtyard. We got a room on the outskirts of the building and could hear traffic (and loud emergency vehicles) all night. There is a mini fridge, microwave and coffee pot in each room. The TV is so outdated though- it's a Zenith TV and I...

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vpanchal, General Manager at Americas Best Value Inn & Suites-Boardwalk, responded to this review

Dear Moanikeale87, Thank you for taking the time to write a constructive review on our property. We are constantly updating our rooms to provide our guests with quality comfort at an affordable price. We hope you stay with us again so we have a chance to exceed your expectations. Thank you once again for your time.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Americas Best Value Inn & Suites-Boardwalk

Address: 505 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5123
Location: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range: $64 - $94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Americas Best Value Inn & Suites-Boardwalk 2*
Number of rooms: 25
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“Close to the boardwalk and quality in line with the price.”
 of 5 bubbles 513lesh, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“All rooms exit into a central courtyard/parking area, and all allow parking next to the room.”
 of 5 bubbles 96donalds, Dec 28, 2015 | Read review
“Choose a double room I think those are the ones in the enclosed parking area seems much safer and quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles 725brentr, Dec 21, 2015 | Read review
“135 was a great end room with two doors so you could get a cross breeze, but there is air conditioning anyway.”
 of 5 bubbles CA_dreamer__103066, Jul 7, 2015 | Read review
“If you are going to be in the area for minimum of 3 nights look for something on VRBO or Airbnb. Santa Cruz is a nice little beach town, lots of good restaurants, great beaches, shopping, hiking. Sadly, most to the older hotels have not been well maintained and are way overpriced.”
 of 5 bubbles Imadoll2, May 19, 2015 | Read review
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